Innsbruck 2016
International Children’s Winter Games

January 12-15, 2016

Innsbruck 2016
International Children’s
Winter Games

From 12 to 16 January 2016, Innsbruck and the region of the Tyrol will host the 7th International Children ́s Winter Games. More than 1,000 athletes and coaches are expected in Innsbruck to celebrate with 500 volunteers, 200 helpers from associations and clubs as well as the local population. Together they will share unforgettable moments.

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Innsbruck 2016

In 2016 Innsbruck will host the International Children’s Games for the first time. About 55 city delegations from around the world will travel to Tyrol. The guests will become acquainted with other cultures and lifestyles, make friendships and develop community spirit.

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ICG History

Find out more about the history of the International Children’s Games, founded in 1968 by the Slovenian Metod Klemenc who wanted to create a better world, based on friendship and sports.

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Volunteers

As one of around 500 Volunteers at the Innsbruck 2016 International Children’s Games you will have the chance to witness the event at first hand, take a look behind the scenes and gather new experiences.

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ICG News

Welcome to the ICG 2016 newsboard! Here you can find the latest information, stories, videos and anything else you need to know about the Innsbruck 2016 International Children’s Games!

Tourism

On the following pages you will find lots of information for your trip to Innsbruck
and Seefeld during the International Children’s Winter Games 2016.

Innsbruck

Picturesque landscapes, local traditions and modern lifestyle – Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps, and its holiday villages have something to offer for every taste.

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Seefeld

Olympiaregion Seefeld is extremely popular with wintersports enthusiasts of all kinds. Surrounded by the Karwendel Alpine Park, the Wildmoos natural reserve and the Wetterstein mountain range, the region is a symbol for lifestyle, relaxation and easy living.

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Community

This is the official ICG 2016 social media corner. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Welcome to the ICG 2016 Community!

Venues

Axamer Lizum

The snow-sure ski area Axamer Lizum is situated close to Innsbruck and offers 41km of perfectly prepared slopes and a high level of sports entertainment. The fantastic panoramic views and the gastronomic highlights are only two more reasons why Axamer Lizum is the perfect place for the Alpine Skiing events.

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Ice Arena Götzens

Opened in 2005, the Ice Arena Götzens is located just a few kilometers from Innsbruck and will host the preliminary round of the Ice Hockey Boys’ 8-Team Tournament in 2016.

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Ice Arena Telfs

The unique Ice Arena Telfs will be the main venue for the International Children’s Games 2016 Ice Hockey Boys’ 8-Team Tournament.

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Muttereralmpark

The Muttereralmpark has much to offer even in the colder season and it is a paradise for big and small ski and snowboard fans. During the International Children´s Winter Games 2016, Muttereralmpark will host the disciplines Ski Cross, Ski Slopestyle, Snowboard Cross and Snowboard Slopestyle.

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Exhibition Centre

Messe Innsbruck is one of the most important trade fair venues in the Alps. During the International Children’s Games 2016, Innsbruck Exhibition Centre will host the Culture and Entertainment Program and the Closing Ceremony.

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Olympiaworld Innsbruck

The Opening Ceremony of the International Children’s Winter Games 2016 will take place in the Olympic Ice Stadium, where the competitions of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics were hosted. Figure Skaters will battle it out in the Tyrolean Ice Arena, while the nearby open-air Olympic Speed Skating Oval will host the finals of the Speed Skating competition.

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Seefeld Arena

Seefeld’s 266km of cross-country skiing trails and the state of the art biathlon facilities are only two reasons why it is the perfect location for the Nordic Events of the International Children’s Winter Games 2016. The municipality of Seefeld hosted the Olympic Winter Games 1964 and 1976 as well as the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012.

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Sports

Alpine Skiing

Biathlon

Cross-Country Skiing

Figure Skating

Freestyle Skiing

Ice Hockey

Snowboard

Speed Skating